Mine-hunters: are they still needed?

Members of Canadian Maritime Operations Group 4, Maritime Forces Pacific lower the Dorado, a 30-ft, 7-ton Interim Remote Mine Hunting and Detection System (IRMDS) into Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. Dorado is used for detecting man-made objects up to 700ft below the surface of the water. Photo: courtesy of US Navy.



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